Vernon M Chinchilli

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Statistical issues in clinical trials that involve the double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:592-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A general class of correlation coefficients for the 2 x 2 crossover design
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Biom J 47:644-53. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint General principles for systematic reviews and meta-analyses and a critique of a recent systematic review of long-acting beta-agonists
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:303-6. 2007
  4. pmc Performance of a malaria microscopy image analysis slide reading device
    William R Prescott
    Hydas World Health, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Malar J 11:155. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Including multiple imputation in a sensitivity analysis for clinical trials with treatment failures
    Michele L Shaffer
    Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, 600 Centerview Drive, Suite 2200, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:130-7. 2007
  6. pmc Associations between air pollution and peak expiratory flow among patients with persistent asthma
    Zhengmin Qian
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:39-46. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of lower respiratory symptoms in New York police officers after 9/11: a prospective longitudinal study
    Larisa V Buyantseva
    Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:310-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthopaedic in-training examination scores: a correlation with USMLE results
    Kevin P Black
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, P O Box 850, M C H089, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:671-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of higher levels of ambient criteria pollutants with impaired cardiac autonomic control: a population-based study
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:768-77. 2004
  10. doi request reprint High prevalence of pelvic and hip magnetic resonance imaging findings in asymptomatic collegiate and professional hockey players
    Matthew L Silvis
    Pennsylvania State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 17033, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:715-21. 2011

Research Grants

  1. PEDIATRIC ASTHMA NETWORK DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. ASTHMA CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Data Coordination and Analyses Center for the Community and Child Health Network
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. ACRN Data Coordinating Center
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. ACRN Data Coordinating Center
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. ASTHMA CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. PEDIATRIC ASTHMA NETWORK DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Statistical issues in clinical trials that involve the double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:592-7. 2005
    ..Statistical software packages can be adapted to perform such analyses...
  2. ncbi request reprint A general class of correlation coefficients for the 2 x 2 crossover design
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Biom J 47:644-53. 2005
    ..We illustrate the methodology using data from the CLIC trial of the Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network...
  3. ncbi request reprint General principles for systematic reviews and meta-analyses and a critique of a recent systematic review of long-acting beta-agonists
    Vernon M Chinchilli
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:303-6. 2007
    ..Out of the 19 studies included in the systematic review, the Salmeterol Multicenter Asthma Research Trial provided 80% of the data and dominated the meta-analysis component, especially with respect to asthma-related deaths...
  4. pmc Performance of a malaria microscopy image analysis slide reading device
    William R Prescott
    Hydas World Health, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Malar J 11:155. 2012
    ..Reported here is an evaluation of a diagnostic system (a "device" consisting of a microscope, a scanner, and a computer algorithm) that evaluates scanned images of standard Giemsa-stained slides and reports species and parasitaemia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Including multiple imputation in a sensitivity analysis for clinical trials with treatment failures
    Michele L Shaffer
    Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, 600 Centerview Drive, Suite 2200, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:130-7. 2007
    ..A data set from the Asthma Clinical Research Network is used to demonstrate the methods...
  6. pmc Associations between air pollution and peak expiratory flow among patients with persistent asthma
    Zhengmin Qian
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:39-46. 2009
    ..The results show that the two medication regimens protected against the effects of PM(10). However, salmeterol increased the sensitivity to NO2 and triamcinalone enhanced the sensitivity to SO2...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of lower respiratory symptoms in New York police officers after 9/11: a prospective longitudinal study
    Larisa V Buyantseva
    Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:310-7. 2007
    ..We studied the evolution of lower respiratory symptoms at 1 month (initial) and 19 months (follow-up) after the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (9/11)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthopaedic in-training examination scores: a correlation with USMLE results
    Kevin P Black
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, P O Box 850, M C H089, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:671-6. 2006
    ..In addition, we sought to determine whether a relationship existed between performance on the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination and the United States Medical Licensing Examinations taken while in medical school...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of higher levels of ambient criteria pollutants with impaired cardiac autonomic control: a population-based study
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:768-77. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint High prevalence of pelvic and hip magnetic resonance imaging findings in asymptomatic collegiate and professional hockey players
    Matthew L Silvis
    Pennsylvania State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 17033, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:715-21. 2011
    ..The true prevalence of these findings and association with symptoms in this population is unknown...
  11. pmc A matched crossover design for clinical trials
    Laura J Simon
    Penn State University Main Campus, 328 Thomas Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:638-46. 2007
    ..This condition should hold in most circumstances, and therefore the paired crossover design deserves serious consideration for any clinical trial in which the crossing over and matching of subjects is deemed simultaneously beneficial...
  12. ncbi request reprint A class of repeated measures concordance correlation coefficients
    Tonya S King
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 17:653-72. 2007
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  13. pmc Sex differences in the impact of ozone on survival and alveolar macrophage function of mice after Klebsiella pneumoniae infection
    Anatoly N Mikerov
    The Penn State Center for Host defense, Inflammation, and Lung Disease CHILD Research, Department of Pediatrics, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Respir Res 9:24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether ozone exposure differentially affects: 1) survival of male and female mice infected with Klebsiella pneumoniae, and 2) the phagocytic ability of macrophages from these mice...
  14. pmc Improving women's preconceptional health: findings from a randomized trial of the Strong Healthy Women intervention in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Health and Human Development, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:S87-96. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Association of criteria pollutants with plasma hemostatic/inflammatory markers: a population-based study
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, 17033, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:319-28. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A likelihood-based, counterfactual approach to accounting for treatment failures in clinical trials
    Michele L Shaffer
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 13:481-94. 2003
    ..An example from the Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN) is used to draw comparisons between the standard ITT procedure and the developed supplemental analysis...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex steroids on spatial performance: a review and an experimental clinical investigation
    Lynn S Liben
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:236-53. 2002
    ..Spatial performance showed traditional sex differences but did not vary with levels of actively circulating sex steroids...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between menstrual factors and breast cancer according to estrogen receptor status of tumor: a case-control study in African-American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0855, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-23-9. 2002
    ..This case-control study aimed to examine such a relationship according to ER status of breast cancer in African-American women...
  19. pmc Guideline-defining asthma clinical trials of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Asthma Clinical Research Network and Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network
    Loren C Denlinger
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:3-11; quiz 12-3. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A repeated measures concordance correlation coefficient
    Tonya S King
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Stat Med 26:3095-113. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc A case-control study of menstrual factors in relation to breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Jessica S B Beiler
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:930-8. 2003
    ..No significant associations were observed for other menstrual factors. Findings suggest that cycle length has an inverse association with breast cancer in African-American women that may primarily exist for post-menopausal tumors...
  22. pmc Lead, calcium uptake, and related genetic variants in association with renal cell carcinoma risk in a cohort of male Finnish smokers
    Emily B Southard
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Cancer Institute, 500 University Drive, Mail Code CH69, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:191-201. 2012
    ..Lead is classified as a probable human carcinogen. However, its role in renal cell cancer (RCC) has not been established. Calcium and vitamin D may off-set toxicity in vivo...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alternatives for measuring endogenous adrenocortical activity in asthmatics treated with inhaled corticosteroids
    Larisa V Buyantseva
    Department of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, MC HO41, 500 University Drive, Milton S Hersley Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Endocr Res 31:245-58. 2005
    ..m. (r = 0.94; 0.93, 0.95); every 2 hours (r = 0. 96; 0.96, 0.97); and every 3 hours (r = 0. 91, 0.91, 0.93). The two-sample alternatives (10 p.m/8 a.m. and 9 p.m/7 a.m.) are accurate, as well as more convenient, economical, and practical...
  24. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for pharmacodynamic genome-wide association studies in pharmacogenomics
    Rongling Wu
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
    Drug Discov Today 16:884-90. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint Bayesian inference for randomized clinical trials with treatment failures
    Michele L Shaffer
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, A210, Penn State College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Drive, Suite 2200, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, U S A
    Stat Med 23:1215-28. 2004
    ..An example from the Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN) is used to illustrate the Bayesian procedure...
  26. doi request reprint Dual-platform proteomics study of plasma biomarkers in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
    Todd M Umstead
    Department of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Pediatr Res 67:641-9. 2010
    ..The changes in levels of expression of these proteins may provide insight into the understanding, treatment, and prevention of systemic inflammation, thereby helping to improve the outcomes of pediatric CPB patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Head injury and pulmonary embolism: a retrospective report based on the Pennsylvania Trauma Outcomes study
    Robert B Page
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:143-8; discussion 148-9. 2004
    ..of symptomatic pulmonary embolism during hospitalization in a trauma center in patients who have sustained a head injury? Are patients with head injuries more at risk for pulmonary embolism than trauma patients without head injuries?..
  28. pmc The Predicting Response to Inhaled Corticosteroid Efficacy (PRICE) trial
    Richard J Martin
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:73-80. 2007
    ..Although guidelines recommend anti-inflammatory therapy for persistent asthma, recent studies suggest that 25% to 35% of patients with asthma may not improve lung function with inhaled corticosteroids...
  29. ncbi request reprint Systemic effect comparisons of six inhaled corticosteroid preparations
    Richard J Martin
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1377-83. 2002
    ..This study represents the first step in evaluation of ICS efficacy based on equisystemic (cortisol suppression) effects of a given ICS, rather than doses judged arbitrarily to be comparable on a microgram basis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Significant variability in response to inhaled corticosteroids for persistent asthma
    Stanley J Szefler
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:410-8. 2002
    ..A clinical model is needed to compare inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) with respect to efficacy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of concordance correlation coefficient estimating approaches with skewed data
    Josep L Carrasco
    Biostatistics, Public Health Department, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Biopharm Stat 17:673-84. 2007
    ..An example of alcohol consumption is considered and a simulation study is performed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sputum eosinophil counts predict asthma control after discontinuation of inhaled corticosteroids
    Aaron Deykin
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:720-7. 2005
    ..Although inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are effective in preventing deterioration in asthma control, at least half of subjects with mild-to-moderate asthma will remain stable when these agents are discontinued...
  33. pmc Smoking affects response to inhaled corticosteroids or leukotriene receptor antagonists in asthma
    Stephen C Lazarus
    University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 1083, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:783-90. 2007
    ..One-quarter to one-third of individuals with asthma smoke, which may affect response to therapy and contribute to poor asthma control...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of regularly scheduled albuterol treatment in asthma: genotype-stratified, randomised, placebo-controlled cross-over trial
    Elliot Israel
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 364:1505-12. 2004
    ..However, the existence of any genotype-dependent difference has not been tested in a prospective clinical trial...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Prevention of Early Asthma in Kids study: design, rationale and methods for the Childhood Asthma Research and Education network
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245073, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:286-310. 2004
    ..These measures were chosen to reflect the progression of the disease from intermittent wheezing to persistent asthma and measurement of the extent of airflow limitation and airway reactivity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterization of within-subject responses to fluticasone and montelukast in childhood asthma
    Stanley J Szefler
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Medical Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:233-42. 2005
    ..Responses to inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) and leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) vary among asthmatic patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Titrating and evaluating multi-drug regimens within subjects
    Margaret Shih
    Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0032, USA
    Stat Med 22:2257-79. 2003
    ..The advantages of this approach include affording every patient the potential to benefit from the combination under study and permitting the consideration of multiple endpoints simultaneously...
  38. ncbi request reprint Daily versus as-needed corticosteroids for mild persistent asthma
    Homer A Boushey
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1519-28. 2005
    ....
  39. pmc beta-Adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and response to salmeterol
    Michael E Wechsler
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:519-26. 2006
    ..Several studies suggest that patients with asthma who are homozygous for arginine at the 16th position of the beta2-adrenergic receptor may not benefit from short-acting beta-agonists...
  40. ncbi request reprint Response profiles to fluticasone and montelukast in mild-to-moderate persistent childhood asthma
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:45-52. 2006
    ..Outcome data are needed to base recommendations for controller asthma medication use in school-aged children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term inhaled corticosteroids in preschool children at high risk for asthma
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1985-97. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether inhaled corticosteroids can modify the subsequent development of asthma in preschool children at high risk for asthma...
  42. pmc Combination therapy with a long-acting beta-agonist and a leukotriene antagonist in moderate asthma
    Aaron Deykin
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:228-34. 2007
    ..The elements of asthma control achieved by LABAs (improved lung function) and leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs; protection against exacerbations) may be complementary as well...
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term comparison of 3 controller regimens for mild-moderate persistent childhood asthma: the Pediatric Asthma Controller Trial
    Christine A Sorkness
    Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:64-72. 2007
    ..More evidence is needed on which to base recommendations for treatment of mild-moderate persistent asthma in school-aged children...
  44. ncbi request reprint On the relation between induced abortion and breast cancer
    Joel Brind
    Department of Natural Sciences, Baruch College of the City University of New York, New York, USA
    Lancet Oncol 3:266-7; author reply 267-8. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum HER-2/neu and serum CA 15-3 in patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Suhail M Ali
    The M S Hershey Medical Center, PA 17033, USA
    Clin Chem 48:1314-20. 2002
    ..We measured serum CA 15-3, a surrogate marker of disease burden, and correlated serum CA 15-3 with serum HER-2/neu and analyzed the association of both markers with clinical outcomes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Abortions and breast cancer: record-based case-control study
    Joel Brind
    Int J Cancer 109:945-6; author reply 947-8. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: Developing guidance for clinical trials
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:S31-80. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationship of exhaled nitric oxide to clinical and inflammatory markers of persistent asthma in children
    Robert C Strunk
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:883-92. 2003
    ..Insufficient information is available concerning correlations between eNO and biologic, physiologic, and clinical characteristics of asthma in children currently not taking controller medications...
  49. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: developing guidance for clinical trials
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:S17-61. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Severe intermittent wheezing in preschool children: a distinct phenotype
    Leonard B Bacharier
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MOO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:604-10. 2007
    ....

Research Grants10

  1. PEDIATRIC ASTHMA NETWORK DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. ASTHMA CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. Data Coordination and Analyses Center for the Community and Child Health Network
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Hillemeier). In addition, the Penn State Survey Research Center and the Population Research Institute will provide expertise on computer-assisted personal interviewing and geocoding data, respectively. ..
  4. ACRN Data Coordinating Center
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The DCC will develop high-quality data collection forms, MOPs, and subject handouts. The DCC will track ACRN progress, organize all meetings/conferences, and coordinate training sessions and site visits. ..
  5. ACRN Data Coordinating Center
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The DCC will develop high-quality data collection forms, MOPs, and subject handouts. The DCC will track ACRN progress, organize all meetings/conferences, and coordinate training sessions and site visits. ..
  6. ASTHMA CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  7. PEDIATRIC ASTHMA NETWORK DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..